Not everyone is down with the "Same Love" concept.
The message championed in the Macklemore & Ryan Lewis single is the focus of Christian rapper Bizzle's rebuttal record, slamming the gay rights anthem over its lyrical comparison to the civil rights movement.
On the original, Macklemore likens the fight for equal rights to "the same fight that led people to walk-outs and sit-ins." In his response, Bizzle spits over the same piano-led instrumental.
"It's funny how the media portrays things, they really pushing hard for this gay thing," he opens. "And it's so wicked how they manipulate things/Can't even disagree without making it a hate thing/I say you wrong and you holla hate instantly, but you say we the ones who don't tolerate differences?"
Next, he addresses the civil rights movement comparison rhyming, "And I feel so disrespected, that you are so desperate, you would compare your sexual habits to my skin. Calling it 'the new black', tell me where they do that?/They hung us like tree ornaments, where were you at?/They burned us for entertainment, you go through that?"
He goes on to warn, "Quit comparing the two, it ain't the same fight/You can play straight, we could never play white."
The lyrical reprimand didn't stop there though. Bizzle accuses Macklemore of "using black people as pawns" to push his agenda and checks "sellout rappers" for following the Grammy-winner's lead.
Bizzle hasn't gotten a response from Macklemore just yet. He and Lewis are coming off of a busy Grammy showing, which included a controversial win for Best Rap Album and a performance of "Same Love" featuring same-sex partners among 33 couples married during their set. Or, perhaps, he's already on his post-Grammy break.
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